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Textbooks

Required

Amazon logo Courtney. Mechanical Behavior of Materials. 2nd ed. Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press Inc., 2005. ISBN: 9781577664253.

Recommended Supplementary

Other General References on Mechanical Behavior:

Amazon logo Dieter, G. E. Mechanical Metallurgy. New York, NY: McGraw-Hill, 1986. ISBN: 9780070168930.

Amazon logo Dowling, N. Mechanical Behavior of Materials. Englewood Cliffs, NJ: Prentice Hall, 1993. ISBN: 9780135790465.

References on Special Topics:

1) Elasticity

Amazon logo Landau, L. D., and E. M. Lifshitz. Theory of Elasticity. New York, NY: Pergamon Press, 1986. ISBN: 9780080339177.

Amazon logo Love, A. E. H. A Treatise on the Mathematical Theory of Elasticity. New York, NY: Dover Publications, 1927. ISBN: 9780486601748.

Amazon logo Nye, J. F. Physical Properties of Crystals: Their Representation by Tensors and Matrices. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, 1985. ISBN: 9780198511656.

2) Plasticity

Amazon logo Bacon, D. J., and D. Hull. Introduction to Dislocations. New York, NY: Pergamon Press, 1984. ISBN: 9780080287201.

Amazon logo Hirth, J. P., and J. Lothe. Theory of Dislocations. Malabar, FL: Krieger Publishing Company, 1992. ISBN: 9780894646171.

Amazon logo Phillips, R. Crystals, Defects and Microstructures. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 2001. ISBN: 9780521790055.

3) Creep, Fatigue, Fracture

Amazon logo Andersen, T. L. Fracture Mechanics: Fundamentals and Applications. New York, NY: CRC Press, 1994. ISBN: 9780849342608.

Amazon logo Hertzberg, R. W. Deformation and Fracture Mechanics for Engineering Materials. New York, NY: John Wiley & Sons Inc., 1995. ISBN: 9780471012146.

Amazon logo Lawn, B. Fracture of Brittle Solids. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1993. ISBN: 9780521409728.

Amazon logo Suresh, S. Fatigue of Materials. New York, NY: Cambridge University Press, 1998. ISBN: 9780521570466.

4) General Statics of Deformation of Structures

Amazon logo Hibbeler, R. C. Mechanics of Materials. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2004. ISBN: 9780131913455.

Amazon logo Bedford, A. Statics and Mechanics of Materials. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall, 2002. ISBN: 9780130285935.

*Note: There are many texts that treat various aspects of mechanical behavior. However, these texts tend to treat either the mechanics or the materials perspectives well, rather than integrating the two. Your lecture notes provide this integration, and we have placed on reserve the "best" textbook for specific topics.